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U.S.S. SAFEGUARD

(ARS-25)


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ARS-25 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1943-Keel Date: 5 JUN 1943
NOV1943-Launch Date: 20 NOV 1943
SEP1944-Commissioned: 30 SEP 1944
DEC1947-Decommissioned: 12 DEC 1947
OCT1952-DEC1952Wonsan Harbor
JUN1955-AUG1955Deployed nrth of Pt. Barrow with Dew Line expedition
JUL1956-SEP1956Deployed to Arctic north of Point Barrow and Canada July 1956
SEP1956-Shellback Initiation - 9 SEP 1956 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1956-Shellback Initiation - 27 NOV 1956 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1957-AUG19572nd deployment to deliver Distant EarlyWarning ships to Arctic
JUL1959-JAN1960West Pac
APR1960-JAN1961West Pac
JAN1961-JAN1961USS Safeguard ARS 25 deployment to Indonesia
JUN1961-Shellback Initiation - 14 JUN 1961 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1962-JUN1965West Pac
NOV1965-FEB1966West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1967-JUL1967West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1967-DEC1967Salvaged USS Clark County LST-601 at Duc Phu Vietnam.
AUG1968-Shellback Initiation - 18 AUG 1968 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1968-MAY1969West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1968-JAN1969Repaired SS Helisoma (mined by VC) at Na Trang Vietnam.
DEC1969-JUN1970West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1972-JUL1975West Pac
NOV1972-APR1973West PAC Vietnam-Da Nang/Operation End Sweep Haiphong Harbor
NOV1972-APR1973West PAC Vietnam-Da Nang/Operation End Sweep Haiphong Harbor
JUN1996-MAR1998Desert Shield
JUN1996-MAR1998Desert Storm

ARS-25 General Specifications

Complement: 120 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1650 tons

Length: 213 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet

Draft: 14 feet 8 in

Flank Speed: 15 knots